AAF Combat Subject film #610 B-17 Mission To Bremen Germany October 08, 1943
ARC Identifier 3366
"An 8th Air Force Combat Mission Over Enemy Territory"
Description from the National Archives: "Summary:
1) GE0094-101 LS B-17s parked on runway (8th AF).
2) 102-150 CS Group B-17s taxi into formation for take-off.
3)151-156 LS B-17s lined up down runway; hangar at R.
4) 157-168 CU Group B-17s lined behind each other on runway.
5) 169-174 Same as sc. 3.
6) 175-184 A .LS 5 B-17s L to R over operations tower.
7) 185-191 CU Motor B-17, 6 B-17s flying toward camera in distant bg.
8) H43917-925 A. LS Group B-l7s L to R thru fleecy clouds. Nose camera plane fg.
9) 19EH43961-888 A. LS Bombs away; B-17s thru flak; bomb bursts. (excellent).
10) 903-894 CS Nose & prop. B-17.
11) 19EF143889-894 MS B-17 "NashBam" taxiing to R to CU GE0215 CS Nose B-17 showing nose turret guns hand making sign of "V" sticking out. QUALITY: GOOD.
12) GE 0226-237 CU escape hatch B-l7; man in hatch unloading equipment to officer beside plane.
13) 238-250 CS Pilot explaining mission to crew--CU ball turret gunner being interviewed by officer who is writing on pad.
14) 251-275 CU Tail gunner being interviewed by officer.
15) 19 EH 43940-950 MS Crew under wing of B-17 "Ritzy Blitz". QUALITY: GOOD."
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